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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the HIV-positive semi-structured interview participants (n = 20) in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

From: Patient and provider perspectives inform an intervention to improve linkage to care for HIV patients in Ukraine

Characteristics N = 20 # %
Gender Male 9 45.0
Female 11 55.0
Age 38.5 (32.3–45.3)a 20  
Marital statusb Married 0 0
Living with partner / In stable relationship 9 45.0
Widow / Widower / Divorced 10 50.0
Never married 1 5.0
Education 10 grade or less 2 10.0
11 grade / Vocational school 13 65.0
College / Higher education 5 25.0
Employment at the time of the interview Employed (full-time / part-time) 12 60.0
Looking for a job 3 15.0
Homemaker 2 10.0
Other 3 15.0
Level of poverty (“In past year, how often you did not have money for basic things such as food or housing?”) Daily/ Weekly 2 10.0
Monthly 2 10.0
Sometimes 8 40.0
Never 8 40.0
Having permanent place of residence in past 30 days Yes 16 80.0
No 4 20.0
  1. aMedian (IQR)
  2. bMore than one variant of the response was possible; however, if a respondent marked both “divorced” and “living with a partner”, we categorized the response as “living with a partner”